Oh, when the geese come marching in.

In May we had two Egyptian geese show up in our backyard,

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and what a lot of noise they made, even trying to wake Mr. A from his slumbers on the bank opposite.

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They stayed around for about an hour and then flew away never to be seen again until a couple of days ago, when the whole tribe arrived to check out the resort. They looked so funny just standing there staring out across the water.

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These two, probably the same ones who were here in May, appeared to be the tour guides.

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“Follow us, and don’t forget to ‘walk like an Egyptian’,” they honked, as they all marched away towards the golf course to inspect the rest of the facilities.

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I haven’t seen them again, so maybe they decided to try out all the country clubs around here, before making up their minds which one they want to join.

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